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Why Is Albany Called The Great Danes?


Albany Great Danes FCS Football
Albany Great Danes FCS Football

Why Is Albany Called The Great Danes?

The name Great Danes was selected by university student, Kathy Earle, who won a $25 savings bond for her selection. Mrs. Earle, UAlbany class of ’67, selected the Great Danes because of their “Size, weight, strength, character, courage, speed, and stamina”.

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